Several Job Vacancies at British Council’s NSRP

Deadline: October 4, 2013

The British Council is now looking for suitably qualified individuals to complement the existing team in the management of the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP). The NSRP project aims to reduce the incidences and impact of violent conflict in the worse affected regions of Nigeria. It is a large and complex programme which is working with Nigerian stakeholders to make conflict management processes and institutions more coordinated, inclusive and accountable; help mitigate some of the key economic drivers of violent conflict, and promote the participation of women and girls in peace-building efforts.

The following posts are vacant:

  • Programme Officer: to be based in Kano – role profile
  • Grants Officer – to be based in Abuja – role profile
  • Driver/Office Assistant – to be based in Jos – role profile

All position require constant travel to NSRP regional offices and work locations.

Programme Officer – Kano

The main duties will include:

  • Responsibility for the implementation of an agreed portfolio of projects within NSRP, ensuring documentation and processes are consistent with client, corporate and programme standards.
  • To support financial and technical reporting to internal/external clients and customers, ensuring reporting standards are in accordance with client and corporate standards.
  • Managing project-level finances using programme systems for an agreed portfolio of NSRP projects, ensuring client, corporate and programme standards are met
  • Contribute to programme communication and promotion.

Grants Officer – Abuja

Main duties will include:

  • To support the development of the grant management system and its operating procedures
  • To support the Grants Manager in working with grant recipients to ensure they follow and fulfil requirements in grant implementation and to strengthen their capacity for grant management
  • To support the grant selection process and ensure eligibility requirements are met by prospective grant recipients
  • To ensure adequate monitoring of grant recipients with the Grants Manager
  • To maintain the grant database.

Driver/Office Assistant – Jos

The main duties will include:

  • Ensure vehicles are serviced in line with the service schedule and that periodic routine vehicle checks are made and that defects and damages are reported promptly, Vehicles are clean and refuelled regularly.
  • Carry out driving and transportation duties in relation to travel bookings, activity and event management and maintain vehicle log books, journey and fuel records
  • Provide ad-hoc advice and information to visitors regarding the local area and transport facilities (programme and non-programme)
  • Provide ad-hoc administrative support as required and assist with the organisation of regional meetings and events including the management of designated suppliers and other partners.
  • Undertake logistical support to designated workshops, meetings and events according to stated requirements.
  • Clearly communicate transport arrangements and any changes to transport users and the responsible operational manager

Qualifications and experience

The skills and qualifications needed for the positions advertised are clearly stated on the Role Profile so please read through the role profile carefully to ensure that your experience and qualifications match those required by the position.

Preference will be given to those with an in-depth knowledge of the region for which the application is being made in the case of the Programme Officer post and the Driver/Office Assistant.

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